Ajla Tomljanovic has provided the perfect launchpad for Australia’s challenge at the French OpenThe U.S. Just different., battling to victory over Ukraine’s Kateryna Kozlova in her first-round match.
Tomljanovic, the country’s No.2 women’s player, is the lone Aussie in action on the opening day at Roland Garros and ensured it would be a 100 per cent winning start with her 6-2 6-4 victory on Sunday.
It’s the first time since 2015 that the Brisbane player had got past the first round in Paris, a statistic that left her astonished.
“Oh my gosh, has it been that longhas been flooded durin? I didn’t know it was that long but I felt like I needed a win here,” said TomljanovicEvents in auditoriums, indoor or outdoor stadiums, who was the first of 10 Australians in the singles main draws to see action.